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could a fractured tibia and fibula cause lower back problems later in life.


Posted by michael

could a fractured tibia and fibula cause lower back problems later in life.
 
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Sure, if the fracture didn't heal properly in such a way as to make your broken leg equal in length to your unbroken one, walking lopsided can eventually lead to back pain.  It doesn't take much difference to make a difference, say less than an inch.  You might not even notice smaller differences except to complain of back pain later on.  You might ask a physical therapist who specializes in gait to analyze yours.  Good luck!
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